Entrepreneurship masterclass archive

Archive of past Entrepreneurship Masterclasses

The special  R   label denotes that additional resources (e.g. slides) are available for this event.

Date Title Speaker(s)
13 May 2019 Creating business for physics and defining Entrepreneurship – associated behaviours, tips and tricks for a positive outcome
  • Ben Panter (CEO and Founder of Blackford Analysis)
29 Apr 2019 Building a tech business from scratch
  • Leah Hutchison (Appointedd)
01 Apr 2019 Shaping a successful business from an academic speciality
  • Rotimi Alabi (RAB-Microfluidics)
18 Mar 2019 Bringing your presentations to life with animation: the experience of Vivomotion
  • Mhairi Towler (Vivomotion)
04 Mar 2019 Lessons learned from 10 years in the Scottish space industry (and 2 years starting up!) R Additional Resources are available for this event
  • Steve Greenland (Craft Prospect)
25 Feb 2019 Molecular Biology to Scaled Biomanufacturing
  • Ian Fotheringham (Ingenza)
18 Feb 2019 Entrepreneurial journey: from Royal Society of Edinburgh Enterprise Fellow to designing and manufacturing ultrafast lasers
  • Christopher Leburn (Chromacity Lasers)
04 Feb 2019 Start up planning - proposing, sketching and detailing your business idea
  • Francis Greene (Business School, University of Edinburgh )
14 Jan 2019 Investing in Science and Technology
  • Paul Atkinson (Par Equity )
03 Dec 2018 Introduction to Coverge Challenge
  • Claudia Cavalluzzo (Converge Challenge )
19 Nov 2018 Physics in the work place - at Petroleum Experts
  • Hamid Guedrouj (Founder and CEO Petroleum Experts )
05 Nov 2018 The value of networking
  • Sandy Kennedy (CEO Entrepreneurial Scotland)
01 Oct 2018 The revolving door between university and the private sector & the importance of developing a commercial mind set in academia
  • Win Rampen (Founder and CEO Artemis IP and Syncrostore)
  • Kate Gearing (The Royal Society)
24 Sep 2018 Engineering perspectives: journey from academia into the commercial world & experience as engineering Entrepreneur in Residence
  • Fiona Riddock (Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence at the School of Engineering)
  • Ian Underwood (School of Engineering)
03 Sep 2018 Building an innovative business on a shoe string
  • Roy Hotrabhvanon (Founder and CEO of PlayerData Ltd)

About Entrepreneurship masterclasses

Entrepreneurship Masterclasses will take place the first Monday of every month. We have some inspirational speakers lined up including Physicists who have commercialised their research, either applying their know how to industry or starting a business, as well as speakers from the Entrepreneurial community who will be sharing how to develop an entrepreneurial mind-set and the importance of networking with the wider community. All staff and postgraduate students are welcome. Cakes and biscuits will be provided - bring your own coffee. Photos may be take at these events and used for publicity purposes. If you do not wish to be photographed, or for your photo to be used for publicity purposes, please inform Caroline Keir (caroline.keir@ed.ac.uk).

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